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Jonathan Cordingley 17th Apr 2014 - 12:36

Championship Opta Facts | 18-19 April

Blackburn v Yeovil

  • Blackburn's 1-0 win at Huish Park in December was their first ever competitive meeting with Yeovil.
  • The Glovers have only won one of their last eight away league games (D3 L4).
  • Yeovil have dropped a league-high 31 points from leading positions this season.
  • Rovers have conceded 10 goals from the penalty spot this term; the most in the Championship.
  • Jordan Rhodes has scored four goals in his last four appearances for Blackburn.
  • Blackburn have scored two or more goals in each of their last six league fixtures and are unbeaten in their last eight (W3 D5); the current longest run in the division.

Bournemouth v Sheff Wed

  • Bournemouth have won five and lost just one of nine previous league meetings with Sheffield Wednesday (D3).
  • The Owls have never won away at Bournemouth in the Football League, drawing twice and losing twice in four visits.
  • No side has scored more goals from the penalty spot this season than the Cherries (9).
  • Bournemouth have picked up 23 points from their last 10; the most in the division.
  • The Owls have conceded 15 goals in the 15 minutes leading up to half time this season; a league-high.

Charlton v Bolton

  • Charlton have only won two of their last 12 league meetings with Bolton, drawing four and losing six.
  • The Trotters have only kept one clean sheet in their last 15 league games at The Valley (1-0 in 2005).
  • Charlton have netted a league-low 10 first half goals in the Championship this term.
  • Bolton have scored 32 first half goals this campaign; one more than Charlton have managed in total.
  • 68% of Charlton's goals have been scored in the second half this season; a league-high share.

Huddersfield v Brighton

  • The Terriers have only kept one clean sheet in their last 11 home league meetings with Brighton.
  • Leonardo Ulloa scored a hat-trick against Huddersfield in March 2013 on only his sixth league appearance for the Seagulls.
  • The Terriers hammered Brighton 7-1 in August 2009; the only time they have scored seven or more in a league game since 1999.
  • Brighton are unbeaten in four matches, winning twice (D2).
  • Huddersfield are without a win at home in four attempts, losing three and failing to score in their last two (D1).
  • Brighton have scored in each of their last seven away league games at Huddersfield, winning three (D1 L3).

Wigan v Reading

  • Wigan have won three consecutive league games against Reading and are unbeaten in four (D1).
  • The Royals have only won two of their 18 previous league games in Wigan (D6 L10).
  • Reading are yet to lose in games in which they've gone ahead, winning 17 and drawing five.
  • The Latics have dropped just six points from leading positions this season; fewer than any other side.
  • Indeed, Wigan have picked up a league-high 15 points from losing positions at home this campaign.
  • Wigan have scored 18 goals in the final 15 minutes this season; only Leicester (19) have scored more.

Blackpool v Burnley

  • The Seasiders have won their last two league games against Burnley at Bloomfield Road; they have not won three in a row since 1955.
  • Burnley have won five of their last seven league games against Blackpool (L2).
  • The Clarets have used a joint-league-low 23 different players in Championship fixtures this season (Leicester the other).
  • Blackpool have picked up just 10 points in 2014; the fewest in the top four tiers of English Football.
  • The Tangerines have been shown 10 red cards this season; the most in the top four tiers.
  • Burnley are unbeaten in their last 10 away league fixtures, winning five (D5); only Leicester (11) are on a longer run.

Doncaster v Derby

  • There has never been a draw between Doncaster and Derby in league competition in Yorkshire, with Rovers winning four and losing five.
  • Derby have won three consecutive league games against Rovers, scoring eight and conceding two.
  • Derby County have scored 40 second half goals this season, two more than Doncaster have managed in total.
  • Donny have lost their last three Championship matches despite scoring exactly one goal in each game.
  • Craig Bryson has scored 16 goals this season; more than any other midfielder in the division.

Leicester v QPR

  • The Foxes have won just one of their last five home league games against Queens Park Rangers, drawing once and losing three times.
  • QPR have only kept one clean sheet in their last 11 league games in Leicester.
  • QPR have scored seven goals in the 90th minute this season; more than any other Championship team.
  • Leicester City have recovered 23 points from losing positions in 2013/14; more than any other side in the division.
  • Nine of QPR's 11 league defeats this season have arrived on the road.
  • Leicester City's highest ever points total was the 96 they achieved in the 2008/09 League One campaign.

Barnsley v Leeds

  • Barnsley have won four consecutive home league games against Leeds, scoring 14 times in the process.
  • Leeds have not kept a clean sheet at Oakwell in the league since September 1986, conceding in eight successive games at the home of their rivals.
  • The Tykes have kept a league-low six clean sheets this season.
  • Leeds United have scored just three goals in their last seven away games in league competition and never more than once in each game that they've netted in.
  • Indeed, the Whites have lost their last four away league games, conceding 10 goals in the process.
  • Only Nottm Forest (4) have picked up fewer points from their last 10 games than Leeds (6).

Middlesbrough v Millwall

  • After a run of 11 wins and a draw in 12 home league meetings with Millwall between 1970 and 1994, 'Boro are without a win in three (D1 L2).
  • The Lions have only kept one clean sheet in their last 16 league games in Teesside.
  • Millwall have used 40 different players in the Championship this season; a league-high.
  • Middlesbrough have won their last four league games, keeping three clean sheets in the process.
  • No Championship side has conceded more first half goals this season than Millwall (31).
  • Middlesbrough have kept 11 clean sheets in 2014; the most in the division.

Nottingham Forest v Birmingham

  • Forest have only won one of their last nine against the Blues in the league (D5 L3).
  • Birmingham's last eight league wins have all come away from home, the longest such run in English league history.
  • Nottingham Forest are winless in 12 league games, the current longest run in the division (D5 L7).
  • Forest have scored a league-high 20 headed goals this season.
  • The Blues have conceded in each of their last 12 league matches; the current longest run in the division.

Watford v Ipswich

  • Watford have won 12 and lost just one of their last 17 league games against Ipswich (D4).
  • Ipswich have scored exactly once in each of their last five league games at Vicarage Road (W1 L4).
  • Watford have scored a league-high 15 goals from outside the area in open play this campaign.
  • Daryl Murphy has scored four goals in his last six games for the Tractor Boys and needs just one more goal to reach 14 for the season; twice as many as he managed in the 2012/13 campaign (7).
  • Troy Deeney has bagged eight goals in his last seven appearances at Vicarage Road.

·         Gabriele Angella has scored six goals this season; more than any other Championship defender.

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